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IF I WAS A BLACKBIRDSee full record

Guidance: Field recording made by Tony Wales. Click on the audio icon to play.

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IF I WERE A BLACKBIRDSee full record

I'm but a poor maiden whose fortune seems sad

Guidance: Transcripts made by the collector from his field recordings. Click on the page icon to view.

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I am a poor girlie my mistfortune is sad

Guidance: Sound recording in the British Library, not yet online. Listening copies at the VWML & the BL
  • Roud number387
  • PerformerUpton, Harry
  • Place Balcombe, West Sussex, England
  • Date1976 (25 Nov)
  • Source Mike Yates Collection: British Library National Sound Archive C 796/109 (VWML 32 CDA Yates)
  • Broad CategorySong
  • FormatSound recording

IF I WERE A BLACKBIRDSee full record

If I were a blackbird I'd whistle I'd sing

Guidance: Field recording from Ken Stubbs' collection. Click on the audio icon to play.

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I am a young woman, lately fell in love

Guidance: Commercial album, available for download at www.Mustrad.org.uk

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